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New Horizons Probe

 

The Moment NASA Heard New Horizons Probe Phone Home

July 14, 2015

The New Horizons probe passed within 8,000 miles of Pluto Tuesday morning — but NASA had no idea whether the mission succeeded until more than 13 hours later.

Images from the flyby are expected to be released Wednesday.

Learn more about the New Horizons mission here.